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English definition of “assign”

assign

verb [T]
 
 
/əˈsaɪn/
to give someone a particular job or responsibility: [+ two objects] UN troops were assigned the task of rebuilding the hospital. [often passive] The case has been assigned to our most senior officer.SharingGiving, providing and supplying
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